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Top Tips from Tom’s Barn Guests: How to have a Truly Wonderful Week of Walking, Reading, (Eating) and Rest

“No rational human being staying in Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns could fail to have a beautiful experience here.”

Comments from a Canine Guest Blogger

…Rocky…We get many beautiful dogs visiting Tom’s Barn with their owners: many rescue dogs, many mongrels and many very aristocratic pedigrees. We don’t as far as we know have many literate ones, so were very pleased to see that Rocky, an English Springer Spaniel who stayed recently, wrote in our Tom’s Barn Visitors’ book last [...]

The Dreaded Inspectors Drop in on Douglas’s Barn

…Will they never give us a break?…The mystery shoppers are at it again, honing in again on Douglas’s Barn, where we last stayed almost a year ago, in November 2011. We get wonderfully appreciative comments from all our guests but there is always the sneaky worry that they are just being polite. And of course, [...]

Funny First Impressions

…’A short drive’…I was reminiscing recently about the coronation and how somehow its importance had been signified to a young girl by being given a bottle of CocaCola at school. Idly playing with my iPad this morning I decided to see what TripAdvisor had to say about a local hostelry in nearby Biggin. (We are [...]

How Did You Enjoy Your Time in Douglas’s Barn?

…Catching up with Douglas’s Barn Guests’ Comments PART 2…It had been such a long time since I last collected some comments that they have had to come in two instalments. This is the second Douglas’s barn one and Tom’s Barn’s will follow in due time. “Lovely stay! You have thought of everything to meet our [...]

Your Stay in Douglas’s Barn – What is Your Verdict?

Catching up with Douglas’s Barn Guests’ Comments PART 1In a strange way, we always feel a bit awkward quoting extracts from the Visitors’ Books. Sometimes the comments are quite personal and I am sure guests don’t think of them as likely to be hitting the airwaves but on the other hand we all love to [...]

Some Guests’ Comments from Dog-Friendly Tom’s Barn

“The best equipped, stocked and presented cottage we have ever stayed in!” You don’t have to have a dog to enjoy a wonderful holiday in Tom’s Barn. Many but by no means all of our Tom’s Barn guests do come with a dog, or two, but we do our very best to ensure, especially for [...]

Did You Have a Good Time?

—–Did our Douglas’s Barn guests enjoy their recent holiday? Read on and see—–Here are some of the latest excerpts from comments left in the Douglas’s Barn Visitor’s Book. Occasionally (but we haven’t here) we might add a comment made in an email. We put the date but not the name but all comments are quite [...]

Douglas’s Barn: Our Guests’ Thoughts this Spring

…Some comments from the Douglas’s Barn Visitors’ Book…Douglas’s Barn’s turn now – once again, I will put those with specific recommendations in a separate post. But first I am going to slip in an emailed comment from a lovely couple who stayed with us in April and who have agreed that we can publish their [...]

Tom’s Barn: Spring 2011 Extracts from the Guest Book

Below are some comments that our guests have left. I have already listed and posted separately  several with useful suggestions and recommendations about  where they’ve been – always helpful for others who may be looking for ideas. There is so much to do locally, no one should be short of ideas but choices have to [...]